Credit: ZUMAPRESS.com-Scanpix
Credit ZUMAPRESS.com-Scanpix

Gran Canaria (5-2) beat Real Madrid (6-1) 75-70 (14-21, 21-14, 18-17, 22-18) and delivered the first Liga ACB defeat to the Royal club.

3-pointers this season

27%
9,0
Points made: 9,0
Accuracy: 27,3%
Place in standings: 10
Record max: 9
Record min: 9
Most made 3FGs: Nicolas Brussino

Gran Canaria broke down the game to their side in the decisive quarter, building a double-digit advantage (69-59). Even though Real managed to cut the deficit to just one point (68-69), the Yellows withstood the pressure and secured a narrow victory.

Artem Pustovyi was a top scorer for Gran Canaria, posting 14 points (6/11 2PT, 2/5 FT), 6 rebounds, 1 assist, and 15 PIR.

For the losing side, Walter Tavares contributed with 18 points (5/9 2PT, 8/10 FT), 13 rebounds, 2 assists, and 31 PIR.

Gran Canaria: Artem Pustovyi 14 (6 REB), Dylan Ennis 13, Andrew Albicy 12 (3 REB, 7 AST, 20 PIR).

Real: Walter Tavares 18 (13 REB), Alberto Abalde 12 (4 REB, 4 AST), Guerschon Yabusele 10 (5 REB).

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